Vantage Point

Thomas H. Stahel September 25, 2018
From 1991: Are our governmental processes being skewed by sensational and inhumanly accelerated electronic images?
John LaFarge, S.J. August 28, 2018
On Aug. 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I Have A Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. America editor John LaFarge, S.J., was there.
With the Chicago skyline in the background, deacons pray as participants gather to end violence and promote peace during the eighth annual Sunrise Prayer Service and Mass on Aug. 26, 2017. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic)
Joseph DeGrocco August 10, 2018
A man pursuing the diaconate must see his desire to serve as a true vocation.
A couple gets married in Stockholm, Sweden, in this 2013 file photo. (CNS photo/Fredrik Sandberg, EPA) 
The Editors July 16, 2018
“The right of Catholics to express disagreement with their leaders is a right as old as Peter and Paul.”
Hubert M. Hart July 11, 2018
Thomas Merton's classic memoir was published 70 years ago.
Father Alfred Hicks and his first year students in 1961 (photo: Georgetown University)
Joseph MacDonnell June 29, 2018
July 17 marks the 50th anniversary of the coup d’etat in Iraq that brought the Baathist party to power.